External Funding

This page contains information on funding opportunities that are available outside of the University.  The information below is intended as a guide only and applicants should contact the funding agencies directly for further information

Irish Research Council

The Irish Reseach Council announced a call for Research Postgraduate Scholarships in September 2017 the deadline for online applications is 16h00  1 November 2017.  Further details as well as terms and conditions are available at Irish Research Council. 

Please find attached some presentations (powerpoint) on the Postgradauate Schemes 2018 which applicants, supervisors and mentors may find useful. IRC Postgraduate Schemes 2018   

Opportunities abroad: Department of Education and Science

The Department of Education and Science provide information on opportunities abroad for postgrduate research/study and other offers.  Full details can be found by clicking on the link: http://www.education.ie/en/The-Education-System/International/EU-and-Education.html

General Information and Funding Opportunities

This website is a convenient and user-friendly source of information on financial support for further and higher education. http://www.studentfinance.ie/

This site provides information on course fees and details on eligibility requirements for free fees. In addition, you will find out all you need to know about other sources of assistance for students, such as the Fund for Students with Disabilities, the Back to Education Allowance, the Student Assistance Fund and the Millennium Partnership Fund. You can find answers to possible questions you may have by accessing our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) section. finally, there are details and links to a range of other organisations and websites that may be of interest and/or assistance.


Funding Opportunities for Students from South East Asia offered by LOTUS+

Lotus+ is an Erasmus Mundus Action 2 project (with financial support granted by the European Commission) that grants scholarships to students and researchers from Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Myanmar, North Korea, Thailand and Vietnam, to undertake a full degree or an exchange in universities in Europe. Scholarships include PhD degrees (36 months) and PhD exchanges (6-10 months), as well as Master degrees (1-2 years) and Master exchanges (1-2 semesters). The scholarships cover monthly stipend, travel, insurance, costs related to residence permits but NOT tuition fees. More Information is available from the LOTUS+ website at http://lotusplus.eu/

North/South Postgraduate Scholarships.

Applications are now being accepted for the 2016 North/South Postgraduate Scholarships.  Universities Ireland will be offering four scholarships to students who have been accepted to undertake a recognised Master’s Degree or are entering the first year of a PhD programme at a university in the island of Ireland that is not in the same jurisdiction as the university where they have previously studied.

Please visit this link for further details: http://universitiesireland.ie/northsouth-postgraduate-scholarships/

Applications will be accepted until 26th May.

Walsh 2017 Fellowship Programme.

Applications are now being accepted for the 2017 Walsh Research Potgraduate Fellowships. Research areas include food, animal, grassland production, crops, environment and land use, rural economics and development.

Closing date 15 September 2016 

Please visit this link for further details: www.teagasc.ie/

 

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